Do you know what’s harder than being a single parent? Being a single parent while healing from a broken heart. Heartbreak is one of the most painful experiences you can go through and when you’re the solo head of a family, there’s nobody else to show up for your kids while you rebuild, so you have no choice but to carry on. Are you wondering how you can get over heartbreak as quickly as possible? Read on for some of our advice for the broken-hearted.
Heartbreak is a difficult experience for anyone, but it can be especially challenging for single parents. Whether you are dealing with the end of a long-term relationship or navigating the ups and downs of dating as a single parent, it's important to take care of yourself and your children during this time.
First thing’s first, you should lean on the Frolo Community during this time. There are so many single parents on the app who have either been through what you’re going through, or who are actually going through it now, at the same time as you. Knowing you’re not alone will not only be an enormous comfort, but the Frolo app is a hub of warmth, love and advice. You can even read our post of advice on getting over heartbreak from Frolo members.
Feeling lost and struggling to heal a broken heart? Read our top tips for feeling better faster.
How To Be a Happy Single Parent by Frolo founder Zoë Desmond and writer Rebecca Cox is a practical and inclusive guide for all single parents, whatever your family set-up, tackling the issues that face all new single and solo mums and dads, from finances to childcare and looking to the future covering topics related to dating and holidays. If you're struggling to see your future as a happy single parent in the midst of heartbreak, hopefully you will find hope and support in its pages.
If you’re worried that your heartbreak is impacting on your mental health, it might be time to seek some support from a professional counsellor. We are pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with online therapy service BetterHelp to offer frolos an exclusive 25% discount off their first month of therapy.
As a BetterHelp affiliate, we may receive compensation from BetterHelp if you purchase products or services through the links provided. By supporting our partners you can help to support the continued running of Frolo. BetterHelp is the world’s largest online therapy service. Rather than having to travel to see your therapist, it’s a 100% online service, making it a convenient choice for when you are a single parent with a busy schedule and limited chances to get out of the house child-free.
For help and resources for single parents visit gingerbread.org.uk.
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